Saudi Arabia Medina shoppers
Shoppers queue up outside a mall in the Saudi city of Medina on Thursday. Image Credit: SPA

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has announced 22 new coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, its highest single-day spike in Covid-19 deaths, taking the toll to 480.

According the Ministry of Heath, the Kingdom’s total coronavirus infections has increased on Saturday by 1,618 to 83,384.

The ministry also reported 1,870 recoveries, taking the total number of recoveries to 58,883, leaving 24,501 active cases under treatment.